Christchurch Arts Centre Bill Progresses

by Editor (Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — 7:36 PM)

A bill giving a new legal foundation to the Christchurch Arts Centre has completed its second reading.

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Questions and Answers – April 1

by Editor (Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — 6:37 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Prime Minister—Statements on Northland By-election 1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Leader—NZ First) to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements regarding the Northland by-election? Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): Yes, in the context they were given.

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Speaker Intervenes in Question Time

by Desk Editor (Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — 4:56 PM)

Questions to Minister of Small Business and Minister of Defence require the Speaker’s intervention. Gerry Brownlee and Winston Peters trade insults in the General Debate.

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Nuclear Disarmament Motion Passed

by Editor (Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — 2:08 PM)

When the House resumed at 2pm MPs agreed to a motion regarding nuclear weapons.

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Questions For Oral Answer April 1

by Editor (Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — 11:32 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements regarding the Northland by-election?

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Christchurch Bills To Be Debated

by Editor (Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — 10:35 AM)

The House will debate two Christchurch related bills this afternoon, one local and one private.

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House Rises Rushing Through Business

by Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 10:03 PM)

MPs completed the committee stage of the Objectionable Publications and Indecency Legislation Bill this evening much quicker than the Government expected leaving it to scramble to deal with an unexpected debate.

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Animal Welfare Bill Progresses

by Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 7:53 PM)

A new animal welfare regime has taken another step towards law with the completion of the bill’s committee stages with an amendment to prevent animals being used for testing cosmetics included.

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Questions and Answers – March 31

by Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 7:11 PM)

Questions to Ministers Economy—Dividends to Families 1. ANDREW BAYLY (National—Hunua) to the Minister of Finance : What policy measures has the Government announced that will help to distribute dividends from the growing economy to New Zealand families and children?

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Peters Debuts as MP-elect for Northland

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 5:06 PM)

Winston Peters debuts as MP-elect for Northland. Greens co-leader Russel Norman asks questions about Climate Change.

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Immigration Bill Completes Committee Stage

by Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 4:44 PM)

An immigration bill to increase punishments for people exploiting migrant labour has completed its committee stage.

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Access Week in Parliament 31-03-15

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 3:45 PM)

The Week in Parliament with Hinaya Ahu – highlights of the week in the chamber, committee news, eulogies for Lee Kuan Yew and Malcolm Fraser and, of course, the Mystery Voice.

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A Flood Of Committee Reports

by Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 2:08 PM)

When Parliament resumed a swathe of select committee reports were presented.

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Questions For Oral Answer March 31

by Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 11:33 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister of Finance: What policy measures has the Government announced that will help to distribute dividends from the growing economy to New Zealand families and children?

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Animal Welfare And Immigration

by Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 10:44 AM)

MPs will debate the committee stages of a number of bills covering immigration and animal welfare law when Parliament sits today.

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Briefings on Korean FTA & Disarmament

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 10:03 AM)

Foreign Affairs Committee briefed on South Korean FTA  and nuclear disarmament.

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Cricket & By-election Dominate Week

by Desk Editor (Friday, March 27, 2015 — 2:30 PM)

Week dominated by talk of cricket and the Northland by-election.

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